Epa And Mercury

This is a nice follow-on application of the ideas just articulated … over the past couple of days, the new EPA Administrator, Mike Leavitt, has been making his first public statements about the direction he intends to take at the EPA. The first issue he is tackling is mercury. This Chicago Tribune story (registration required) … More Epa And MercuryMore Epa And Mercury

Hayek on Order: Cosmos and Taxis

Jonathan Wilde’s superb post on the emergent order that has arisen online, with specific reference to weblogs, mentions a lot of themes that are important for understanding human institutions in general, and for my own work in electricity deregulation and restructuring. His analysis of Technorati as a mechanism for supporting unplanned order is bang on; … More Hayek on Order: Cosmos and Taxis